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I live not far from the Loxahatchee River and go down it once every week. It truly is amazing and it feels like you're in the Amazon. Want to get peace and quiet and enjoying... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Loxahatchee, Florida
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Loxahatchee, Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I live not far from the Loxahatchee River and go down it once every week. It truly is amazing and it feels like you're in the Amazon. Want to get peace and quiet and enjoying nature this is the place to go.

Thank callanduty
Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Grab your swimsuit, pack a "water proofed" lunch complete with plenty of cold beverages, and paddle your way back in time through some of Florida's most beautiful scenary. Call ahead and reserve canoes or kayaks as needed...Jeb will fix you up at Canoe Outfitters' registration lodge located at Riverbend Park. Whether you're an experienced local or an out-of-towner looking to... More 

Thank Jim L
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

I'd heard a lot of positive feedback about the river, and finally made the trip up to Jupiter. It was totally worth it. We put in at Riverbend park which is a quiet, clean place to picnic, jog, bike, or kayak. The trip down the river was cut short because of rain, but what we experienced was amazing. There was... More 

Thank George L
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

The Loxahatchee River is a scenic river unspoiled by humans. Travel up or down from Jupiter Fl. To Jonathan Dickinson state Park or from Jonathan Dickinson to Jupiter, it's an unspoiled natural river. Canoe through Florida in its natural state. Stop at Trapper Nelson's homestead. The wild life and scenery is spectacular.

2 Thank Motorxdon
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This is the best river to kayak in south Florida. Very scenic. There are two trails you can paddle, the scenic one, where you will see alligators (sometimes swimming in the water), turtles, birds, wild turkeys etc. Also there are three damps in the other trail. Tip: If you want to come back to the park paddle only to the... More 

3 Thank Elsi2600
Palm Bay Florida
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155 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The river itself it great. Bald Cypress line the banks and the 2 dams add some "white water " feel ( Florida style). When the current flows it is fun. On weekends the "portage around the dams is crowded with party people enjoying the wildlife, making moving kayak across dam tough. But they were all friendly. Watch launching off the... More 

Thank RogerPsz
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Riverbend Park: tt's beautiful, non-Disney Florida at it's best. All kinds of wildlife--alligators, turtles, birds--while paddling on a very lovely fresh water river. The forest is astounding. Definitely a must-see to get away from the madding crowds in Orlando!

Thank ShelleyV31350
Lake Forest, California
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52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

After researching a new place to go kayaking, Loxahatchee River looked like an interesting place to try. We didn't know what to expect but it turned into an amazing adventure. Free parking and free kayaks/canoe launch is available. I highly recommend water, food, and sunscreen as this is a day adventure. We saw turtles of all sizes, peacocks, water birds,... More 

Thank Chelsey B
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113 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This is a must do trip. Up the river to a a little boys fantasy hide a way. Alligators, birds and turtles guaranteed. This is Florida at its best and most natural. Escape the strip malls and beach for a real well guided memorable adventure. No swimming. Birds, trees and flowers galore. Do it.

1 Thank Searay177
Hobe Sound, Florida
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60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This is the Old Florida, we have kayaked from River Bend to Jonathon Dickenson twice and both trips have been different. It is a difficult trip but well worth it. On our first trip we saw a lot of wildlife and alligators the second time we saw only one gator and several manatees. Make sure that you check the tide... More 

1 Thank SuzanS

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